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Well, after almost 2 years, it finally gave up. My PC was hibernating and when I woke it up I got a bluescreen and then Windows wouldnt boot. After checking BIOS I found out it can't be found anymore.
Now, my question, is warranty on my Vertex 1 year or longer? I can't seem to find it anywhere
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post #2 of 19
http://www.ocztechnology.com/support/warranty/

http://www.ocztechnology.com/ocz-ver...i-2-5-ssd.html

its 3 years if you look under specs. took me 1min to find.
Edited by sexybastard - 4/25/11 at 6:12pm
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Damnit, why did I just buy a Vertex 2 with all these bad reviews going around. I should have studied a little more.
    
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If you do get a replacement I would suggest disabling hibernate. It's not good for the ssd
post #5 of 19
I have had my Vertex 2 for about a month and I have not had a single problem with it. Runs great...
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Originally Posted by heathmcabee View Post
Damnit, why did I just buy a Vertex 2 with all these bad reviews going around. I should have studied a little more.
Based on a few bad eggs?
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post #7 of 19
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Damnit, why did I just buy a Vertex 2 with all these bad reviews going around. I should have studied a little more.
bad reviews are based on the rev2 drives.

They honestly are still great drives.. just even shorter lifespan than the initials/

Which is fine. back up your data and RMA it once a year under the new specs

(or once every ten years if you have a rev1)

People that comaplin about specs fail to realize that no way in hell will even the real SF driven SSDs hit those speeds except when writing 0s or 1s to the harddrive (ALL 0s or ALL 1s) in random data it shows up about 60% of that usually higher though..

Still.. SF is a great drive, have not had one fail on me yet. and I have had 3 non SF based corsair drives die on me. (well one was corsair sent me a efective unit back 4 weeks ago, still waiting on the SF replacment...)

Note to self.. never recommend corsair for Customer service quality. (they had the drive for 2 weeks and sent me a email the other day saying they were going to review my drive LOL the warranty service shows they shipped out the drive 3 (business) days after they got it. complete idiocy.

I would complain and ask for a 3 month extension on the warranty.. since I have been without a working corsair SSD for that or longer now.. (3 RMAs) but if they think im keeping what they sell me.. they are SADLY mistaken.

(Force series are good.. and I asked for that in return for last RMA we will see though)
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post #8 of 19
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Based on a few bad eggs?
Yeah, I think I may be looking for bad news instead of the good. I will base my opinion when it gets here tomorrow. probably jumped the gun
    
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post #9 of 19
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Originally Posted by sexybastard View Post
Thank you very much. No idea how I missed that, must've been the stress and it's 4am here
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post #10 of 19
i have a vertex 2 and its been running fine since october, just make sure you do all the ssd tweeks which one of the number ones is disabling hibernate : |
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